The Douro: Portugal’s River of Gold & Spain - 2017

Madrid • Barca d'Alva • Pinhão • Régua • Entre-os-Rios • Oporto • Lisbon
  • EXPLORE AVESSADA WINERY, WHERE DURING SPECIAL HARVEST DEPARTURES, TRAVELERS TAKE PART IN GRAPE HARVEST TRADITIONS
  • PANORAMIC CITY TOUR OF LISBON INCLUDING UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES SUCH AS THE MONASTERY OF JERÓNIMOS AND BELÉM TOWER
  • DISCOVER MADRID, ONE OF EUROPE’S MOST HISTORIC AND COSMOPOLITAN CAPITALS
  • CITY TOUR OF OPORTO, CHIEF EXPORT CITY OF PORT WINE, WITH AN INCLUDED PORT WINE CELLAR VISIT
DATES & PRICES
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$3,499
  • $291
    PER DAY
  • 12
    DAYS
  • 11
    TOURS
Moderate Deluxe
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13 DAYS FROM $4,698
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Madrid, Spain

3 DAYS FROM $499

Madeira, Portugal

4 DAYS FROM $849

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HIGHLIGHTS

Our Portugal River Cruises offer some of the most exceptional Douro river sightseeing and port experiences imaginable. Our Portugal river cruise journey highlights are carefully charted by our Travel Planners, whom leverage their years of Douro river cruise travel experience as well as taking the time to apply useful touring feedback from previous travelers. Learn more about booking one of our Portugal cruises here.

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Explore Oporto

City tour of Oporto, chief export city of Port wine, with an included Port wine cellar visit

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Harvest Season Departures

Visit wineries, taste fine port wines, and participate in harvest activities on our special fall harvest sailings.

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Avessada Experience

Explore Avessada Winery, where during special harvest departures, travelers take part in grape harvest traditions

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Madrid City Tour

Discover one of Europe’s most historic and cosmopolitan capitals

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Tour of Lisbon

See some of Lisbon's most treasured landmarks on a panoramic city tour, including the Monastery of Jerónimos and Belém Tower, which together are a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Discover Salamanca

Walking tour of Salamanca, Spain, the gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage historic center

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historic wine estate

Visit Mateus Manor House and Gardens, a historic estate known for its rosé production

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Walled Town of Obídos

Stroll through Obídos, a beautifully preserved walled town

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Quinta do Seixo

Wine tasting at Quinta do Seixo featuring magnificent views over the Douro Valley

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Douro Valley Cruise

Admire the stunning scenery in one of Europe’s most picturesque locales

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Cultural Connections

Enjoy cultural activities like a Tuna band show, traditional music trio performance, Portuguese cooking demonstration & a lecture on “Portuguese Society and Economy"

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Journey The Douro: Portugal's River of Gold Portugal, Spain & the Douro River Valley Portugal's River of Gold 2-FOR-1 CRUISE PRICES, PLUS UP TO 2-FOR-1 AIR! Save a full 10% with SmartPay! Reserve by 3/31/16!
Cruise-Only Price $3,499 $4,149 $2,756 Save up to $2,400 per couple when compared to the competition!
Trip Length 12 days 11 days 10 days The Lowest Per-Day Price and the Most Value for Your Travel Investment!
Per diem $291 per day $377 $276 Save up to $104 per person per day!
Cabin Upgrades $150-$300 increments $300-$350 Suites $325-$600 increments $670-$1,400 Suites $100-$600 increments $1,500 suites Lowest Price to Upgrade Your Cabin Choice!
Included Tours 9 Included Tours, Plus 5 UNESCO sites 8 Included Tours, Plus 5 UNESCO sites 8 Included Tours, Plus 4 UNESCO sites Most Included Tours! 6 Christmas markets, most time in Budapest & Vienna, Private classical concert in Vienna
Special Features Port Wine tastings; Wine cave visit; Dinner at Alpendurada Monastery; Visit Mateus House; Cooking demonstration onboard; Flamenco show onboard; Tuna show on board; Portuguese Folk music show, lectures, and HARVEST FESTIVAL on select departures! Complimentary use of bicycles,lectures, wine tasting Sample port wines, flamenco show, lecture Experience the Best of Lisbon, Oporto and the Douro River Valley with More Cultural Connections
Meals 26 meals + complimentary Wine/beer/soda with dinner 24 meals 23 meals The Most meals ashore!
Single Travelers Single Supplement: From only $1800 in select categories! Limited availability & capacity controlled. Roommate Matching & Guaranteed Shares! 100% single supplement 100% single supplement Single Friendly prices!
Extend Your Trip 4-days Madeira, $849 $212 per day 3-days Madrid, $499 $166 per day 1 choice:   3- days Porto $729, 243/day 2 choices: 3-days Santiago de Compostela $499, $166 per day 3-days Lisbon $499, $166 per day The MOST choices! Stay at a historical, unique property in the heart of the historic district in Santiago
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